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Old 11-29-2011, 07:59 AM   #1
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X display not coming on boot

Hi all,

i am using rhel 6 beta. uname -a is

now when i reboot OS i am not getting X display. but i have installed all gnome and kde packages.

i have also initdefault to 5 in /etc/inittab.

when i use! startkde or gnome-session from console. it will show me X windows i mean graphical gnome or kde screen but not on boot.

what do you think i am missing here.

i am getting blace screen with mouse cursor moving and a cursor on black screen.

and then i can switch to al+ctrl+f2 for console login. i need graphical logon

any idea?

Old 11-29-2011, 07:44 PM   #2
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Does rehat use a .xinitrc?

What is in your ~/.xinitrc? Sounds like X is running but no DE.
Specify KDE or whatever in your xinitrc


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